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====How do I install the latest PLi® software onto my box?====
In this wiki section, you will find a series of howto's and explanation's of the different methods of installing a new firmware image (software) onto your set top boxes, that our PLi® software currently support.

=={{color c="gray" text="DM500,DM500+,DM56x0,DM600,DM7000,DM7020 boxes"}}==
**Tip:** If you have //never installed any PLi® software before//, it is a good idea to run through these wiki pages first, prior to doing an install, to further help you with the process.

Simply click on the //DM name and model// number below to learn howto do the following;

//1.// Install the latest PLi® software //(Simply click on the DM model below)//
//2.// How to set up the latest PLi® software for the first time [for example];


~- [[E1Video Setup and define your Video Settings]] //- PAL by default, how to set up my NTSC TV//
~- [[E1Time Setup and define your Time Zone]]
~- [[E1Satconfig Setup and configure your satellite dish to watch TV or listen to the radio]] // - new USA setup//
~- [[E1Autoscan How to start Auto scanning for TV/Radio/data channels]]
~- [[E1Multi Multi Extra diseqc / satellite set up]] //- Move dishes etc.//
~- [[E1SystemNetwork Setup your Network (LAN) Settings]]

=={{color c="gray" text="DM500HD, DM7025, DM800, DM8000, Vu+ boxes"}}==
//Specific installation and setup functions listed by set top box model//
[[DM500 DM500]] : [[DM500plus DM500+]] : [[DM56xx DM56xx]] : [[DM500hd DM500HD]] :[[DM600 DM600]] : [[DM7000 DM7000]] : [[DM7020 DM7020]] : [[DM7025 DM7025]] : [[DM800 DM800]] : [[DM8000 DM8000]] : [[vuplus Vu+ Duo]] : [[vusolo2 Vu+ Solo2]] : [[vuzero Vu+ Zero]]

=={{color c="gray" text="ET7X00"}}==
Download and unzip the file from http://openpli.org/download/xtrend/et7x00/. Copy the folder on an FAT32 formatted USB-Device and plug it in before booting.


1) Unzip compressed file.
1) Copy the "et7x00" folder to a USB Pen Drive.
1) Power off or reboot the receiver with the mains switch on the rear. Connect USB Pen Drive.
1) Power on receiver with the mains switch on the rear.
1) After rebooting or cold start the power LED will blink several times after some time. At that moment press the power button on the front panel.
1) Flashing of the image will start
1) Booting will start automatically once the flashing process has completed

Note: In order to load the image automagically, rename the file called "noforce" to "force"

=={{color c="gray" text="ET9X00"}}==
Download and unzip the file from http://openpli.org/download/xtrend/et9x00/. Copy the folder on an FAT32 formatted USB-Device and plug it in before booting.


1) Unzip compressed file.
1) Copy the "ET9000" folder, respectively the "ET9x00" folder, to a USB Pen Drive.
1) Power off or reboot the receiver with the mains switch on the rear. Connect USB Pen Drive.
1) Power on receiver with the mains switch on the rear.
1) After rebooting or cold start a message like 'image found, press ok' appears on the screen.
1) After pressing 'ok' a message appears 'Update in progress'.
1) After the update is ready the receiver will reboot automatically. You could remove the USBstick first or you just wait.
1) Follow the procedure on the screen.
1) After making the right choices your box will be ready with new firmware.

**In case you have made a backup with the Autobackup plugin, the procedure is as follows.**


1) After you have downloaded and unpacked an image go to 2
1) Put the USB stick into the front USB input.
1) You'll see a message on the screen like 'no plugins found'.
1) Go to menu - plugins - autobackup and change 'Backup location'to media/usb.
1) Change 'Create Autoinstall' to 'on'.
1) Press the yellow key for a manual backup on the USBstick.
1) After the backup has finished push the green key and leave the menu.
1) Reboot the box and follow this procedure.
1) After rebooting or cold start a message like 'image found, press ok' appears on the screen.
1) After flashing the image, the box reboots and if you won't do anything, the box reinstalls completely like it was before.

//Further information: //[[et9x00]]
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